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Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection

The Historic Sheet Music Collection (HSMC) consists primarily of popular music of the mid-nineteenth to mid-twentieth century. Although most of the music is composed or arranged for voice with piano accompaniment, some pieces incorporate other instruments such as guitar, and some are for instrumental solo (primarily piano or guitar). A few classical works are also included in the collection. 

Sheet music can offer an interesting interdisciplinary research opportunity. The lyrics, cover art, and advertisements open a window on the society and culture of the time. Subjects range from popular love songs to laments to humorous ditties - and everything else in between. Many songs reflect on the U.S. Civil War, World War I, and World War II. There is even a song about Wheaties in the collection.

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Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Stephen Adams
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/590 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Harry Von Tilzer
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/1473 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Corine Smith
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Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Jean-Aime Vernier
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/1039 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Albert Jungmann
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/370 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Irving Berlin
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/1318 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Frederic Edward Weatherly
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/45 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by J. K.
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/1242 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Edward R. Ball
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/1691 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by H. T. Burleigh
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/1283 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Jack Norworth
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/1482 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Carrie Jacobs-Bond
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/1184 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Frederic Edward Weatherly
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/1225 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Franz Schubert
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/1292 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by George W. Johnson
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/1723 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Harold Atteridge
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/1221 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Henry Busse
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/616 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by P. Tschaiļ¾­_kowsky
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/494 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by John Schonberger
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/1585 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Jessie Brown Pounds
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/141 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Ed Madden
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/1341 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Frederic G. Handel
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/833 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Harry Thacker Burleigh
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/261 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Geoffrey O'Hara
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/1413 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Benny Davis
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/899 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Buddy Gard DeSylva
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/113 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Jean Schwartz
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/1346 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Brinley Richards
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/369 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Richard A. Whiting
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/1690 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Hans Engelmann
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/907 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Edwin Greene
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/1265 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Thurlow Lieurance
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/1342 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by John L. Halton
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/452 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Music of the Ethiopian Serenaders
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/683 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Con Conrad
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Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by H. P. Danks
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/1680 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Carrie Jacobs-Bond
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/625 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/463 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Ambroise Thomas
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/234 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Guy d' Hardelot
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/21 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Robert Cameron Rogers
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/1218 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Victor Herbert
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/789 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Jack Judge
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/1654 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Nat Vincent
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/1138 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by George W. Meyer
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/396 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Mary Earl
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/1334 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Joe McCarthy
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/1248 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Stanley Murphy
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Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Frederic Knight Logan
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/1171 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Blanche Merrill
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/749 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Charles Godfrey Jr.
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/883 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by George M. Cohan
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/1748 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Irving Caesar
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/1304 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Wilbur D. Nesbit
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/1315 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Vincent Bryan
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/737 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Gioacchino Rossini
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/331 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Paul Rodney
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/177 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Eben Howe Bailey
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/508 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by P. G. Wodehouse
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/1306 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Joyce Kilmer
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/1230 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Irving Berlin
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/1196 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Ludwig van Beethoven
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/467 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Victor Schertizinger
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/1428 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Fred Fisher
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/258 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Wearing of the Green
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/374 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Ed. Rose
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/1441 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by John L. Golden
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/1761 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Lew Pollack
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/165 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Anna Case
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/1159 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Yankee Doodle
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/311 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Kerry Mills
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/1388 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Victor Herbert
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/786 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by George M. Cohan
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/1760 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
Connecticut College - Historic Sheet Music Collection
by Raymond Egan
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Source: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic/886 Additional sheet music at: digitalcommons.conncoll.edu/sheetmusic
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